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The Docket: USD School of Law Monthly eNewsletter

The alumni enewsletter from USD School of Law October 2015

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2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards Luncheon

Friday, November 20

The University of San Diego School of Law and the Law Alumni Association Board of Directors are pleased to announce the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award honorees: Hon. Louisa S Porter ’77 U.S. Magistrate JudgeSouthern District, California Michael J. Weaver ’73Retired PartnerLatham &…

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Alumni Spotlight

Lynn Schenk ’70 (JD)

Union-Tribune Publishes Op Ed Article by Hon. Lynn Schenk ’70 (JD)

San Diego (October 11, 2015) – San Diego Union-Tribune published University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumna Lynn Schenk’s, ’70 (JD), op ed article titled “Embracing American Identity Amid Diversity.”…

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Theo Epstein ’00 (JD)

Theo Epstein ’00 (JD) Featured in Chicago Tribune Article

Chicago (October 2, 2015) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumnus Theo Epstein, ’00 (JD), was featured in a Chicago Tribune article, which highlights his journey to becoming president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs.…

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Joseph and Patrick Cullan

Brothers Patrick and Joseph Cullan Named to Prestigious Irish Legal 100

Omaha, Neb. (October 1, 2015) – The Irish Voice and IrishCentral.com named University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumni Dr. Patrick Cullan, ’99 (JD), and Dr. Joseph Cullan, ’00 (JD), to The Irish Legal 100, an annual list of the top 100 Irish-American legal professionals in t…

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Thomas Feiter ’06 (JD) ’06 (MBA)

Thomas Feiter ’06 (JD) Honored With Justice Harry Lee Anstead Award

Orlando (October 1, 2015) – The Florida Bar Board honored University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumnus Thomas Feiter, ’06 (JD) with the Justice Harry Lee Anstead Award Florida Bar Board Certified Lawyer of the Year for 2015.…

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Law School News

Gail Heriot

WSJ Publishes Professor Heriot’s Op-Ed In Preparation for SCOTUS Hearing of Fisher v. University of Texas

Washington (October 21, 2015) – The Wall Street Journal published an op-ed article written by University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Professor Gail Heriot in preparation for the U.S. Supreme Court’s hearing of Fisher v. University of Texas, a case concerning the affirmativ…

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Professor Simon Discusses Fantasy Sports Betting on KUSI News

San Diego (October 16, 2015) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Adjunct Professor Leonard Simon sat down with KUSI News to discuss the legality of fantasy sports betting. …

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Professor Abrams Weighs In on 'Cadillac Tax' on KUSI News

San Diego (October 15, 2015) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Professor Howard Abrams was interviewed by KUSI News regarding the Affordable Care Act's "Cadillac Tax," a 40 percent levy on employer-sponsored health care plans that exceed certain limits. …

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Gov. Brown Signs Senate Bill 387: CPIL Succeeds In Imposing Transparency Requirements on State Bar of California

San Diego (October 9, 2015) – On October 6, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 387 (SB 387), which includes new transparency amendments proposed by the University of San Diego (USD) School of Law’s Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL). The bill subjects the State Ba…

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Professor Emeritus Carl A. Auerbach on his 100th Birthday

Professor Auerbach Celebrates 100th Birthday

San Diego (October 2, 2015) – Today University of San Diego (USD) School of Law celebrated the 100th birthday of Professor Emeritus Carl A. Auerbach.…

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Gail Heriot

Professor Heriot Quoted in LA Times Article on Reported Living Conditions in Migrant Detention Centers

Los Angeles (September 17, 2015) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Professor Gail Heriot was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article regarding recent reports of poor living conditions at immigrant detention centers.…

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Professor Miranda Perry Fleischer

Professor Fleischer's Op-Ed on Tax Exemption for Churches Published in Washington Post

Washington, D.C. (September 17, 2015) – In an opinion piece published by The Washington Post this week, University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Professor Miranda Fleischer argues that the government should not be subsidizing churches since their benefits are enjoyed mainly by a s…

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